Butterfly Conservation SA Inc. (BCSA) was formed in 1998 to promote conservation of butterflies and their habitat. Members receive regular newsletters, join excursions, attend the talks program, and take part in various projects relating to the conservation of invertebrates.
Images of butterfly life histories may be used for educational purposes however the photographer must be acknowledged. As a courtesy please contact BCSA if you would like to use any of these images.
In 2020 Butterfly Conservation SA was confirmed as a registered charity with Deductible Gift Recipient status. Donations greater than $2 to the Butterfly Conservation Fund are now tax-deductible. Receipts will be provided for donations made by the Online Store or by EFT (BSB 633000 A/c 157 574 856).
Enhancing and maintaining the vitality and diversity of the Australian natural living environment.
‘We fund the conservation of Australia’s plants and animals. We like to fund small groups where our grants can make a big difference. Are you making a long term difference to the environment? If so, have a look at applying for a small environment grant.’ Elizabeth Mellick (Beth), Executive Director.
BCSA aims to conserve butterflies and moths, and their habitat, as part of the broader ecosystem. We understand that butterflies, moths and their caterpillars are an important food source for other animals, particularly birds.
BCSA does this in a number of ways:
Members receive regular newsletters, and can attend excursions to a butterfly habitats or become involved in different projects.
Projects range from
Look up the Projects page to see if you are interested in any of the present conservation activities or can assist in any of these activities.
We can always do with help at our display stands at Gardening Expos and shows. It is fun and we would love to have your help.
Attend our public talks which have a variety of interesting speakers at the Plympton Community Centre.